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Nurse Care Manager, Sacramento, CA


Organization: California Health Collaborative
Category: Nurse
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date Job Posted: December 19, 2021
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SUMMARY

The Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) is a state Medi-Cal home and community-based waiver program serving low-income older adults who qualify for nursing home placement with the goal of connecting participants to the services needed to remain living at home. A nurse and social work care manager collaborate to jointly serve participants.

Under direct supervision of the Supervising Care Manager, the NCM is responsible for the evaluation of older adults as a total person and identifying the functional and health limitations that impede independent living. The program has three sites serving the six counties of El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba. Nurses are needed in two of the sites.

Please note, this position will require home visits in the homes of frail older adults as public health guidelines are lifted.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Conducting in-depth assessments/reassessments covering medical, health, and rehabilitation concerns.
  2. Certifying level of care determinations.
  3. Participating in developing the care plan, implementing the services and conducting follow-up and monitoring of client’s needs and care plan.
  4. Carry a small caseload and manage all caseload related tasks.
  5. Performing physical assessments as necessary and interpreting clinical findings.
  6. Working closely with physicians and other health professionals.
  7. Identifying and developing support systems for the client.
  8. Consulting with the Social Work Care Manager.
  9. Case recording and reporting.
  10. Functioning as part of interdisciplinary team member.
  11. Attending trainings and conferences as appropriate to job duties or required by funding source(s).
  12. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a valid current license to practice nursing in the State of California, and one year experience, geriatrics preferred. Compensation determined based on experience, education, and budget.

Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Hiring Manager & MSSP Director
HR@healthcollaborative.org


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